Debian DSA-1625-1 : cupsys - buffer overflows

critical Nessus Plugin ID 33774
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS). The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2008-0053 Buffer overflows in the HP-GL input filter allowed to possibly run arbitrary code through crafted HP-GL files.

- CVE-2008-1373 Buffer overflow in the GIF filter allowed to possibly run arbitrary code through crafted GIF files.

- CVE-2008-1722 Integer overflows in the PNG filter allowed to possibly run arbitrary code through crafted PNG files.


Upgrade the cupsys package.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.7-4etch4 of package cupsys.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 33774

File Name: debian_DSA-1625.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2008

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cupsys, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 8/1/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0053, CVE-2008-1373, CVE-2008-1722

DSA: 1625

CWE: 20, 119